Sunday, June 16, 2019

I checked in to 6 places, took 25 photos, wrote 1 microblog, and walked 3.26 miles. I was in Des Moines, Ankeny, and Nevada, Iowa.

9:04 am

Checked in at Brooks' Dead End Ranch, Des Moines, Iowa

9:05 am

I've been doing this thing lately where I go to bed by midnight and then wake up by 9. It's wild.
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10:09 am

Top-coat stuff

10:23 am

Sprayin and sprayin

12:10 pm

After I removed the cabinets, I learned that the walls weren't insulated.... so, since the cabinet wall was all torn up anyway, I decided to insulate and redo it

12:20 pm

Checked in at Confluence Brewing Company, Des Moines, Iowa

12:53 pm

Checked in at Casey's General Store, Ankeny, Iowa

12:57 pm

Checked in at Target, Ankeny, Iowa

1:44 pm

Checked in at The Reynolds Project, Nevada, Iowa

2:51 pm

Opening up the grain that Jeff brought back from Wyoming

3:00 pm

Milling the grain

3:00 pm


3:16 pm

Getting bluetooth connected

3:32 pm

Watching a couple how-to videos

3:42 pm

Waiting for the temp to come up. It is not fast with the grainfather.

4:04 pm

Washin out that carboy

4:19 pm

Grain in

5:07 pm


5:47 pm

Raising the sparge basket

5:48 pm

Checking the technology

5:57 pm


6:23 pm

It's always a good idea to enjoy some beer while brewing some beer... and take a selfie

6:23 pm

Father's Day Brew selfies

6:58 pm

Nice pups

8:10 pm

Boil starts. Hops in.

8:10 pm

Hoppy is Happy

8:39 pm

Chillin that wort

8:39 pm

The Grainfather counterflow chiller is fancy

9:38 pm


9:52 pm

Taking gravity

9:55 pm

Pitching the yeast

11:04 pm

Checked in at Brooks' Dead End Ranch, Des Moines, Iowa